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Peter J. "Pete" Krug

February 29, 1940 January 14, 2019
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Peter J. "Pete" Krug, age 78, a resident of Naperville, IL and Naples, FL, formerly of Downers Grove, IL, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 14, 2019 surrounded by his children. He was born on February 29, 1940 in Milwaukee, WI.

Beloved husband of the late Susan M. "Susie" Krug (nee Eichenseer), whom he married October 17, 1964 and who preceded him in death on December 24, 2015, loving father of Stephanie Krug of North Aurora, IL and Peter (Holly) Krug of Naperville, adored grandfather of Grace and Charlie Krug, devoted son of the late George and Julia Krug, dear friend of many.

Peter grew up in Burlington, WI and was a 1958 graduate of Don Bosco High School in Milwaukee, WI. He received an associate's degree from Lyons Township Junior College (now College of DuPage) and went on to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps and later the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

Pete worked for many years in the food ingredient industry and started his own business, CIFII in Downers Grove (1986), and later, Fontana Flavors in Aurora, IL and Janesville, WI (2003), which he operated with his son, Peter.

Pete was a former member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Darien, IL and Holy Spirit Catholic Community in Naperville. He was a current member of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Aurora, IL, St. Agnes Catholic Church in Naples, FL and Saint Benedict Catholic Church, Lake Geneva, WI. He enjoyed traveling, playing tennis in his younger years, and was a member of Heritage Bay Golf and Country Club, Naples. Pete had a passion for boating and spent many days on the water in Florida and Wisconsin on his vessels: "For Pete's Sake" and "This is It!!"

Visitation Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St, Naperville, IL.

Services will begin Wednesday, January 23, 9:00 AM from the funeral home and will proceed to a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 701 South Eola Rd., Aurora, IL with Rev. Hugh Fullmer officiating.

A luncheon reception will follow the mass at Clara's, 6550 IL-53, Woodridge, IL 60517, (630) 968-8899.

Future inurnment: SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Peter's memory may be made to:

American Cancer Society, 1801 S. Meyers Rd., Suite 100, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181, (630) 932-1141,


American Diabetes Association, 55 E Monroe St., #3420, Chicago, IL 60603, (312) 346-1805,

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4:00 PM 1/22/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/22/2019 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 1/23/2019 10:00:00 AM
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church

701 E. Eola Road
Aurora, IL 60504

Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church
701 E. Eola Road Aurora 60504 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

1801 S. Meyers Rd.
Suite 100
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

American Diabetes Association

55 E. Monroe Street, Suite 3420
Chicago , IL 60603

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